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October 2020

Stata: Data Manipulation

October 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is a series of workshops designed to introduce participants to the Stata software. No prior experience with Stata is required. The sections are: Section 1: The Basics of Stata –…

November 2020

Image Segmentation using Deep Learning with FastAI

November 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This workshop will demonstrate how to perform image segmentation using the FastAI Python library, which is built on the deep learning library PyTorch. Some familiarity with Python is expected, but no previous experience…

Advanced Graphics Optimization For Data Visualization In Unity3D

November 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

BlueJeans link will be shared with registered attendees 24 hours before start Modern 3D game engines and computer hardware can render convincing graphics, rivaling that of pre-rendered 3D animation. But…

Map making in R

November 19, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

The focus of the workshop is twofold: to learn cartography principles for generating single and multivariable choropleth maps, and explore functionalities of R for generating static and interactive web maps.…

December 2020

Introduction to Machine Learning

December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW Machine learning is becoming an increasingly popular tool in several fields, including data science, medicine, engineering, and business. This workshop will cover basic concepts related to machine learning, including…

Introduction to Deep Neural Networks with Keras/TensorFlow

December 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) are used as a machine learning method for both regression and classification problems. Keras is a high-level, Python interface running on top of multiple neural network libraries, including the popular library TensorFlow. In this workshop, participants will learn…

Using Distill for R Markdown

December 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

There are a variety of formats available for R markdown beyond 'standard html', one of which is Distill.  Distill is specifically oriented toward presentation of results, and offers a clean…

Spatial regression models

December 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This lecture-style workshop will introduce relevant concepts and techniques for modelling cross-sectional data observed on regular (such as remote sensing pixels) or irregular (such as Census polygons) lattice. Such data…

January 2021

Software Carpentry Workshop @WISE: Shell, R, Git

January 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

Please note: This is a two day workshop. January 11 and January 12  (*one* registration covering both days) Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less…

GIS Fundamentals – I (Coordinate systems)

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is the first workshop in a series of workshops we are offering this semester on the fundamentals of GIS. Each workshop covers one or two key elements of GIS…